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Disempowered by Data

My paper entitled “Disempowered by Data: Nonprofits, Social Enterprises, and the Consequences of Data-Driven Work” has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Chris Bopp and Dr. Ellie Harmon presents results…

Philanthropic IT Design Fictions

My paper entitled “The Design Fictions of Philanthropic IT: Stuck Between an Imperfect Present and an Impossible Future” has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Dr. Ellie Harmon…

Reappropriating Hackathons

My paper entitled “Reappropriating Hackathons: The Production Work of the CHI4Good Day of Service” has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Liz Gerber, Chris Bopp, and Emily Porter,…

Everyday Philanthropy

My paper entitled “Supporting Everyday Philanthropy: Care Work In Situ and at Scale” has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. This research, a collaboration with Dr. Ellie Harmon and Dr. Matthias Korn, presents…

Competing Currencies

My paper entitled “Competing Currencies: Designing for Politics in Units of Measurement” has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. This research, a collaboration with Dr. Ellie Harmon and 11 undergraduate researchers from Indiana…

Mythologies of BI

My paper entitled “On being actionable: Mythologies of business intelligence and disconnects in drill downs ” has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork. This research, a collaboration with Ph.D. student Nitya Verma, presents findings from a case…

Designing Against the Status Quo

Along with Ellie Harmon, Matthias Korn, and Ann Light, I will be organizing a workshop at DIS to engage with  what it might mean to design. In this one-day workshop, we will interrogate design strategies of troubling, friction, queering, and…

Legitimacy Work

My paper entitled “Legitimacy Work: Invisible Work in Philanthropic Crowdfunding” has been accepted to the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Masters’s student Katie Tanaka, presents the results of a study of…

Creating Friction

My paper entitled “Creating Friction: Infrastructuring Civic Engagement in Everyday Life” has been accepted for publication at the decennial Aarhus  Conference — Critical Alternatives.  Written with co-author Matthias Korn, we introduce theories of the everyday to extend the emerging bodies…

(Infra)structures of Volunteering

My paper entitled “(Infra)structures of Volunteering” has been accepted for publication to the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. This research was carried out in collaboration with Dr. Matthias Korn and Zheng Yao, an undergraduate researcher from…